September 17, 2010 19:11 ET

ATCO Gas Reminds Albertans to Verify Employee Identity

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2010) - The Calgary Police Service is reporting that on August 13, two of four people involved in a Calgary area home invasion, were allegedly wearing ATCO Gas company clothing.

ATCO Gas takes the safety of our customers and the reputation of our company very seriously. Our employees are uniformed and required to wear photo identification and produce it when asked.

If there are questions about the identity of the representative, customers can take the following measures:

  • Ask to see their ATCO Gas issued photo identification.
  • If the individual can't produce picture identification, customers are encouraged to refuse entry to the individual.

ATCO Gas is an Alberta based, province-wide natural gas distribution company, serving more than one million customers in nearly 300 Alberta communities and is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. ATCO Group, with more than 7,500 employees and assets of approximately $9.9 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities, Energy, Structures & Logistics, and Technologies. More information about ATCO can be found on its website,

Forward-Looking Information:

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The Corporation's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Corporation operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation.

 The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Corporations' expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.

Contact Information

  • ATCO Gas
    Corporate Communications
    Edmonton, AB
    (780) 288-7621